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Vol. 16 No. 9 · 12 May 1994

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Cover Artist

Peter Campbell

Elaine Showalter

The Silent Woman: Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes by Janet Malcolm. Knopf, 208 pp., $23, April 1994, 0 679 43158 6

Letters

Adrian Bowyer, Ronald Paulson, Keith Flett, Lorna Scott Fox, Hyam Maccoby, Miranda Seymour, Mark Jacobs, Harold Beaver

C.K. Stead

Poem: ‘Sylvia Plath’

Dinah Birch

Making Peace: The Reconstruction of Gender in Inter-war Britain by Susan Kingsley Kent. Princeton, 182 pp., £18.95, March 1994, 0 691 03140 1

Jean McNicol

Frauen: German Women Recall the Third Reich by Alison Owings. Rutgers, 494 pp., £24.95, October 1993, 0 8135 1992 6
Solidarity and Treason: Resistance and Exile, 1933-1940 by Lisa Fittko, translated by Roslyn Theobald. Northwestern, 160 pp., £29.95, December 1993, 0 8101 1129 2

Bernard Williams

Only Words by Catharine MacKinnon. HarperCollins, 128 pp., £9.99, June 1994, 0 00 255497 6

Jeremy Waldron

Life’s Dominion: An Argument about Abortion and Euthanasia by Ronald Dworkin. HarperCollins, 273 pp., £17.50, May 1993, 0 394 58941 6

Paul Churchland

The Rediscovery of the Mind by John Searle. MIT, 270 pp., £19.95, August 1992, 0 262 19321 3

John Leslie

The Undivided Universe: An Ontological Interpretation of Quantum Theory by David Bohm, translated by Basil Hiley. Routledge, 397 pp., £25, October 1993, 0 415 06588 7
Black Holes and Baby Universes, and Other Essays by Stephen Hawking. Bantam, 182 pp., £16.99, October 1993, 0 593 03400 7

Terry Eagleton

The Frankfurt School by Rolf Wiggershaus, translated by Michael Robertson. Polity, 787 pp., £45, January 1994, 0 7456 0534 6

Arthur C. Danto

Colour and Culture: Practice and Meaning from Antiquity to Abstraction by John Gage. Thames and Hudson, 335 pp., £38, October 1993, 0 500 23654 2

Michael Wood

A Frolic of His Own by William Gaddis. Viking, 529 pp., £16, June 1994, 0 670 85553 7

Jonathan Coe

Betrayals by Charles Palliser. Cape, 308 pp., £14.99, March 1994, 0 224 02919 3

Frank Kuppner

Poem: ‘Not’

John Sutherland

John Steinbeck: A Biography by Jay Parini. Heinemann, 605 pp., £20, March 1994, 0 434 57492 9

Mark Ford

The Pugilist at Rest by Thom Jones. Faber, 230 pp., £14.99, March 1994, 0 571 17134 6
The Sorrow of War by Bao Ninh, translated by Frank Palmos. Secker, 217 pp., £8.99, January 1994, 0 436 31042 2
A Good Scent from Strange Mountain by Robert Olen Butler. Minerva, 249 pp., £5.99, November 1993, 0 7493 9767 5
Out of the Sixties: Storytelling and the Vietnam Generation by David Wyatt. Cambridge, 230 pp., £35, February 1994, 9780521441513

Michael Rogin

Second Front: Censorship and Propaganda in the Gulf War by John MacArthur. California, 274 pp., £10, January 1994, 0 520 08398 9
Live from the Battlefield: From Vietnam to Baghdad – 35 Years in the World’s War Zones by Peter Arnett. Bloomsbury, 463 pp., £17.99, March 1994, 0 7475 1680 4

Julian Loose

Miss Smilla’s Feeling for Snow by Peter Høeg, translated by F. David. Harvill, 412 pp., £9.99, September 1993, 0 00 271334 9

Brad Leithauser

The Plum in the Golden Vase or Chin P’ing Mei. Vol I: The Gathering translated by David Tod Roy. Princeton, 610 pp., £24.95, December 1993, 0 691 06932 8

Leslie Wilson

Diary: On Chinese Magic

John Lennard

Pictures of Perfection by Reginald Hill. HarperCollins, 303 pp., £14.99, March 1994, 0 00 232392 3

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